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can skinoren cream help scars?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably not: The main ingredient, azaleic acid, is used to treat acne or rosacea. It acts as an antibiotic but it also can lessen inflammation and can lessen post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation, so if the scar is hyperpigmented or inflamed, it could be of some use. There are other preparations more suited to scar reduction, such as silicone gels.
Answered on Nov 24, 2013

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